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  1. 'How to read historical mathematics'

    ... How to Read Historical Mathematics By Benjamin Wardhaugh Benjamin Wardhaug's book is entitled How to read historical ... How to read historical mathematics Benjamin Wardhaugh hardback — 130 pages (2010) Princeton University Press ...

    Marianne - 20 Apr 2015 - 15:18 - 0 comments

  2. Saving whales using Pythagoras

    ... , published by Oxford University Press, with C. Sangwin, and features in the book 50 Visions of Mathematics ed. Sam Parc. ...

    Marianne - 18 Apr 2019 - 11:03 - 0 comments

  3. Perfect buildings: the maths of modern architecture

    ... the shapes of the structures to be built, the physical features that have to be understood and, as the language of computers, forms ... its power. The models allow you to play around with certain features of a building without having to re-calculate all the other features ...

    plusadmin - 3 Apr 2019 - 12:03 - 3 comments

  4. No place like home for Martin Rees

    ... look through their telescopes, they see so far that features not visible to us on our familiar earthly scale become apparent. Here ... that the surface of the ocean is smooth - there are lots of features in it but on a large scale we can talk about average properties. And ...

    plusadmin - 3 Apr 2019 - 16:22 - 0 comments

  5. Kissing the frog: A mathematician's guide to mating

    ... well with the real world, then trying to figure out what features of the real world you left out. Go back to step 3. Here's ... start to get some idea of what your number is. All of these features can be, and have been, added to mathematical models. There's more ...

    plusadmin - 4 Apr 2019 - 14:43 - 3 comments

  6. The physics of elementary particles: Part I

    ... in particle physics. By symmetry we mean immunity to change: features of a theory and the natural processes it describes remain the same ...

    Marianne - 5 Apr 2019 - 12:55 - 3 comments

  7. What is dark matter?

    ... pattern, but a closer look discloses many identifiable features — light from major metropolises, oil wells alight in the Middle ... a billion light years away. These pictures reveal many faint features, streaks and arcs: each is a remote galaxy, several times further away ...

    plusadmin - 3 Apr 2019 - 16:17 - 7 comments

  8. Digital art

    ... music — getting a computer to find those patterns and features that distinguish music from mere noise — poses a whole new range of ... is often needed to enable a computer program to identify features from a webcam. Picking out the brightest or darkest regions in its ...

    plusadmin - 2 Apr 2019 - 16:59 - 0 comments

  9. Looking at life with Gerardus 't Hooft

    ... don't see the individual boxes anymore, you just see global features moving in a complicated way. The laws that those global features appear to obey are vastly different from the underlying rules of the ...

    plusadmin - 3 Apr 2019 - 15:07 - 0 comments

  10. What is dark energy?

    ... is the magnitude at each point in space and time. The only features of a scalar field are how fast it is changing over time — its ... expansion accelerated. This caused all sorts of observable features. It's the same sort of phenomenon as the current acceleration, and the ...

    plusadmin - 3 Apr 2019 - 10:43 - 6 comments